PHOTO GALLERY: 2017 Numaga Indian Days Powwow in Hungry Valley
RENO, Nev. — The 2017 Numaga Indian Days Powwow took place on Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 1-3, at the Reno-Sparks Indian Colony in Hungry Valley.
Bart Powaukee served as Master of Ceremonies for the 31st annual powwow, which also featured Wesley Windyboy Sr. as Arena Director, Jermaine Bell as Head Judge, and Russell and Thea McCloud as Head Man and Head Woman.
Hundreds of people attended the free event, which featured a Friday night grand entry; a noon and 7 p.m. grand entry on Saturday; and a 1 p.m. Sunday grand entry, in addition to traditional dancing, a 3-mile run/walk and other events.
Nevada Appeal photographer Brad Coman attended Saturday’s midday grand entry. Check out some of his images below.
With the Nevada Indian Commission’s offices located on the Stewart Indian School campus, Stacey Montooth is reminded every day of the culture and lands she is working to preserve and the welfare of her people she is striving to improve.